Urals FSB detains Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau official after Roskosmos head visit

Urals FSB detains Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau official after Roskosmos head visit
Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau

The department head is charged with bribery.

FSB operatives detained the head of the department for the reception of military products of the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau (Miass, Chelyabinsk region). Znak.com said with reference to a source that the detention was carried out on February 21 and was associated with a visit of Dmitry Rogozin, the Roskosmos head.

The Miass Department of the FSB under the control of the Chelyabinsk Prosecutor's office is conducting the investigation, the source said.

The press service of the FSB of Russia for the Chelyabinsk region refused to comment on the situation and so did the administration of the Makeyev Rocket Design Bureau.

Rogozin is known to have visited the enterprise on February 5. The media was not allowed to the meeting and even the Roscosmos head’s meeting with young scientists was held behind closed doors.

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